Is there an SEO advantages to listing your website in a directory? Do back links to your website still count in today’s online search world? We’ve found they do still have value, but it’s the quality of those directories linking to your business website that count. These directories will help boost search engine rankings.
When first building a portfolio of back links, it’s useful to find a few high quality directories to add links to you web site. High quality directories are human-reviewed and do not link to low quality websites. Some directories charge various fees and some are free in exchange for a link to the directory itself.
We’ve come up with a list of high quality directories that you can use to find some back links for your new website:
Bing Places – don’t forget about Bing.
The Brown Book – This website has been around for years.
Google Places Don’t forget to add your local business here.
The Better Business Bureau – Business reputation is everything.
NBD Business Directory (this directory is location specific and accepts only Latin American businesses
The Jasmine Directory – this directory charges a fee for listing your website.
Business Directory – this directory for businesses in a specific country.
And don’t forget to create social media accounts for your business website. This will enable you to create a community for your business:
LinkedIn – create a business page on LinkedIn
Let us know by commenting if you have found any high quality directories we have not listed here.